RS 56:647.1     

§647.1.  Special outdoor press license

A.  Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission shall establish a special outdoor press license for purchase by nonresident members of the outdoor press for a fee of twenty dollars.  The license shall be valid for a time period not to exceed seven consecutive days.  The secretary may waive the fee for good cause on a case-by-case basis.

B.  Applications for the license and supporting documentation and the license fees must be filed with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for approval.  The license fee shall be returned to the applicant for any application not approved by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The commission shall establish by rules and regulations the privileges included in the license, the criteria for determining a member of the outdoor press, and the factors to be considered for fee waivers. Development of the criteria shall be in consultation with the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.

Acts 2001, No. 582, §1, eff. June 22, 2001; Acts 2004, No. 438, §1.